It’s a beautiful thing. The base is black and shines like glass. It might be glass, or some sort of shiny ceramic glaze. The black base sits on several rings of antique gold, and the arm extends up in more swoops and swirls of antique gold. Do you call the upright part of a lamp … Continue reading The Lamp
No, it's not finished yet. But I am almost done. I'm over 51,000 words at the moment, and happily climbing. THIS IS NOT THE BEGINNING OF THE BOOK. THERE ARE SPOILERS HERE. But not major ones. I just thought it'd be fun for you guys to read a section after Raney got her powers. And … Continue reading Angel Down – A Section from My Book, Ms. X
I am the nighttime desk manager at an art school. My exact job description is "Herding Cats." There is not a support staff here at night, so any problems that arise with students or teachers or stalkers or half-naked crazy people screaming in the parking lot, I get to handle by myself. (Yes, the half-naked … Continue reading Work Email
This started out as a Facebook post, but I decided to post it over here instead. So I've just started binge-watching a new show, and I'm obsessed with the theme song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ledHVF1ZtDI The music for the entire show is spectacular, and it's composed by my favorite Hollywood composer, Bear McCreary. A few years ago, I … Continue reading I Despise Bagpipes
https://youtu.be/rxKDPkYYEV8 Mountain Dew's latest flavor, Mountain DewSA claims it is a mixture of the red, white, and blue sodas: Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage. Is this truth, or just a marketing ploy? Media Psych Marti decides to answer this question and delve into the world of mad scientist soda mixing. Tune in to … Continue reading Does DewSA Taste like Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage?
So the other day I decided to launch a video blog. I hope you enjoy it. WARNING!!! SPOILERS!!! If you have not seen Wonder Woman yet, go see it and then watch this blog. THERE ARE MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THIS MOVIE!!! Ok, now that that's out of the way - here you go. The Psychology … Continue reading The Psychology Behind Why We Loved Wonder Woman
I'm sitting in philosophy class. I've been in college long enough to become disenchanted with it. I'm bored with these classes I'm forced to take with professors who aren't interested in me or the topics they're teaching. The instructor walks in the room, stands in front of the classroom and asks, "How do you … Continue reading Black Hole Sun and My Childhood Nightmare